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ThurstonMoore (605470) writes "Bristol, Va., June 20, 2013— Alpha Natural Resources (NYSE: ANR), a leading U.S. coal supplier, today announced the opening of the Running Right Leadership Academy, a state-of-the-art comprehensive education and training facility for mine safety and operations located in Julian, W.Va." Link to Original Source top
ThurstonMoore (605470) writes "Rather than digging up your XT and firing up the old DOS, those looking to take a stroll down memory lane can check out Sarien.net, which is currently offering Flash-based renditions of the following Sierra adventures:
* Space Quest I: The Sarien Encounter
* Space Quest II: Vohaul's Revenge
* Police Quest: In Pursuit of the Death Angel
* Leisure Suit Larry in the Land of the Lounge Lizards
* The Black Cauldron" Link to Original Source top
ThurstonMoore (605470) writes "Windows 7 is approaching its official release date not too long from now, and this week Microsoft unveiled one of the "secret" technologies that will ship with Windows 7 Professional, Enterprise and Ultimate.
Called XP Mode or XPM for short, the new feature essentially virtualizes the legacy Windows XP operating environment within Windows 7. That is, users will be able to install all applications that were previously only fully working with Windows XP, on their Windows 7 desktop without having to resort to a dual-boot solution." Link to Original Source top
ThurstonMoore (605470) writes "From the Inquirer,"YOU KNOW THOSE VESA mounting holes on your LCD that you never use for anything? The ones that are supposed to hook your flat panel onto a wall? Well the chaps at Via have come up with something for you to do with them — hook on your PC."." Link to Original Source top